Axel Lewenhaupt

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Count Axel Charles Emil Lewenhaupt (born 27 May 1917) is a former Swedish diplomat and Grand Master of Ceremonies at the Royal Court of Sweden.[1] He was born in Helsingborg, Sweden.

He was second secretary at the Foreign Ministry from 1948 to 1952 and first legation secretary in Madrid from 1952 to 1956. Lewenhaupt was first secretary at the Foreign Ministry from 1956 to 1958 and director at the Foreign Ministry from 1958 to 1960.

Lewenhaupt was embassy counsellor in Washington, D.C. from 1960 to 1962 and ambassador in Leopoldville from 1962 to 1963. Lewenhaupt was acting head of the political department at the Foreign Ministry from 1964 to 1965 and its administrative department from 1965 to 1967. He was ambassador in Bangkok, Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.[2]

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  1. Loewe, Peter (2016-06-05). "Den heliga Birgitta får sällskap av Elisabeth" [Saint Birgitta is joined by Elisabeth]. Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  2. Lagerström, Sten, ed. (1968). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1969 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1969] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 554.